Morehouse School of Medicine Undergraduate Summer Intensive Pipeline (USIP) is for undergraduate students who are interested in exploring a career in medicine. The USIP program provides medical school experiences to students of diverse backgrounds, including underrepresented minority students and students from economically disadvantaged and underserved backgrounds that have completed one - two or more years of college. This is an opportunity for students that are in the early stages of their undergraduate career to gain exposure to medical school environment. During the course of the program MSM faculty and community health professionals will provide lectures and workshops. The students receive hands-on learning experiences through workshops and skills activities. The students will receive a combination of instruction that combine classroom, lab, small group and self directed study. This program will also enhance the student skills and knowledge in admission requirements for medical schools, MCAT preparation, and medical school science courses overview, writing personal statements, interviewing skills, public speaking and research.
The program goals are to:
- Increase the number of underrepresented minority and or disadvantaged students applying to medical school.
- Provide students the opportunity to learn about careers in medicine by interacting with our faculty, residents and students.
- Prepare students for the admission process and testing required for medical school.
During the 7 week program:
- Students will shadow their faculty mentor in clinic and or hospital rounds two mornings per week.
- Students will participate in a research project in an area of interest to them. This project may be clinical in nature or more basic science if they so choose.
- Students will have the opportunity to interact socially and academically with students participating in other summer programs.
- Students will attend daily seminars learn about the process of medical education, and discuss issues on health care.
- Students will participate in community service volunteering at a local hospital one day a week and working with the Ben Carson Summer Program students.
- Each student will be assigned a faculty or resident mentor for the duration of the program and are required to meet weekly.
- Undergraduates from Local and National Colleges and Universities
- Undergraduates that are US citizens, permanent resident aliens, and students with current F1 visas from their host institutions
- Matriculated college sophomores or juniors with strong academic backgrounds. (Applicants must have a GPA of at least a 3.0)
- At the time of application, students should arrange to have the application, essay two faculty recommendation, and official transcript sent directly to:
This program is currently NOT accepting applications